As NPs treat greater numbers of patients, they must take steps to ensure that they are properly reimbursed for their services.
88% of NPs surveyed said they spend at least half of appointment times educating patients on diagnoses, treatments, and prescriptions.
The problem isn’t new and it isn’t going away by itself. But it is getting more and more attention. Mainly due to the fact that a diverse science and engineering workforce is absolutely critical for innovation, entrepreneurism, and a competitive national economy.
The new grants will support the development of methods needed to integrate genome sequencing into the practice of medicine, improve the discovery and interpretation of genomic variants, and investigate the impact of genome sequencing on healthcare outcomes.
Socially assistive medical robots are being developed to help patients rehabilitate from stroke or brain injury, and conduct autism behavioral therapy.
Marketing to referral sources and payers is still a necessary part of the game, but in this new model of health care, marketing to patients is crucial.
When patients require further guidance outside of the office, a team-based approach can help practices improve outcomes.
As competition among health care providers intensifies, they are under pressure to deliver a high-quality, cost-effective and pleasant consumer experience.
Unfortunately so. Due to many important factors, the demand for nurses is rising at a staggering rate.
When changing nurse jobs means changing specialties, nurses should know that they are not limited by what they currently do any more than doctors are.